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Getting to know us

Introducing the educators and the moderators.
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We are Cambridge Assessment English, part of the University of Cambridge. We help teachers prepare for a lifetime of success in the classroom. Our teaching qualifications, such as CELTA and DELTA, are globally respected as the quality standard for teachers of all levels of experience.

You’ll be guided through this Teaching English Online course by Lindsay Warwick and Marie Therese Swabey, who are the lead educators on the course. Here’s a bit of information about them.

Lindsay is a teacher, trainer and materials writer, and has been teaching English for 20 years. She is a CELTA trainer and has delivered teacher development courses in the UK and abroad on topics such as ‘Train the trainer’, ‘Using technology in the classroom’ and ‘Expert teaching’. She is co-author of several coursebooks.

Marie Therese is a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer. She has taught in Italy, West Africa, the US and the UK. She’s also an assessor and Joint Chief Assessor for a range of teaching qualifications administered by Cambridge English, including CELTA and CELT-S/CELT-P. In recent years she has been involved in the development of online courses including a number of Cambridge English MOOCs on FutureLearn.

We recommend that you ‘Follow’ your Lead Educators on this course so that you can easily view their comments. To do this, click on the link to each profile, and then click the pink ‘Follow’ button.
We really hope that you participate in discussions in the comments during the course. You can see when people like your comments or reply to them by clicking on ‘Notifications’ in the top right of the page.

As you work through the week, remember to click the round, pink button at the bottom of each page. This will help you qualify for a Certificate of Achievement if you choose to upgrade your course.

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